Serum and breast-milk vitamin A in women during lactation in rural Chiang Mai, Thailand.

@article{Panpanich2002SerumAB,
  title={Serum and breast-milk vitamin A in women during lactation in rural Chiang Mai, Thailand.},
  author={Ratana Panpanich and Kannika Vitsupakorn and Gregory L. Harper and Bernard John Brabin},
  journal={Annals of tropical paediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={
          321-4
        }
}
Vitamin A deficiency can occur during lactation and breast-milk vitamin A has been recommended for monitoring the vitamin A status of lactating women and their infants. This study aimed to investigate the vitamin A status of lactating women in relation to race, age, parity, duration of lactation and anthropometric status. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 262 lactating women in rural Chiang Mai, Thailand. Blood and breast-milk samples were collected. Serum retinol, carotene and breast… CONTINUE READING
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